Video: Borrina Mapaka – Je Suis Là & Ba Soucis
Shot in Ghana, Borrina Mapaka visual from his current album: Je Suis Là as the Song is named continues to thrill fans in West Africa and the World at Large.
The Music Producer, Dancer and Dance instructor’s career spans years of dedication and consistency in music.
Borrina Mapaka’s Biography
Borrina Mapaka of his real name, he’s known professionally as Borrina Mapaka and Or Angel too. He is a complete artist from The Kongo : author, composer, singer, guitarist, percussionist, he is also an arranger, producer, dancer and choreographer.
Borrina – Dancer, choreographer
He was the choreographer and dancer of Drums of Brazza for severeal years. Arrived in Paris in 1997 from Brazza, he became a dancer for Ebony Irene Tassembedo’s Company and he regulary organized dance workshops for ten years in USA.
Borrina – Producer
After produced, under his own label Borrina Records, a plethora of artists like Katherine Clark, Shake, Isaac James … , he opened his own recording studio in Paris, Oza Studio.
Borrina / Or Angel – Musician
At 46, he already has, as a solo artist, eleven albums that delivers us a mixed music, which mixes traditional African sonorities and afro-folk.
With acoustic guitars and percussions, Borrina Mapaka sings in Lari, Lingala (and other dialects of his native land), French and English in a warm and vibrant voice about love, war, and the family left in the country.
His tunes were distributed and enjoyed by radio stations from Athens to Tokyo, from Quebec City to Budapest, via Australia, China, Mayotte, Cameroon, Seychelles and Croatia. His album “Yula“ was featured on the playlist six months of the BBC and has earned an international world music award in Quebec. Recently, his CD “Marianne“ (3 tracks) is entered directly in the 15th position of the playlist of Francophonie Diffusion.
In his album “The Forest Man“, he’s back in his African sonorities in their purest tradition and delivers us the mes- sage of a man concerned of the environmental risks related to deforestation. An album that rouses and touch both by its form and deepness.
In his new project, Or Angel, let us discover a new universe of the artist. He talks about love, joy, and life with an original approach, on reggae music. A new world to discover and to enjoy! The video clip of the single “ Sweet Love “ is avalaible on youtube and the clip “ Money “ will be available in january the 24th 2020. Official release of the album “ Or Angel “ on december the 1st 2019.
The release of the new album “ Je Suis Là “ the 1st march 2020. The clip “ Je Suis Là “ is out now on youtube since december the 20th 2019. The 2nd clip “ Ba Soucis “ was out on february the 20th 2020. The new clip “ C’est Pas Bien “ is out on may the 1st 2020. A sunny universe that invit you to party with mix of afro pop and afrobeat…
Borrina Mapaka, is a generous artist who demonstrates a great musical opening in his collaborations, he has worked with artists such as B. Smiley, Renée Wilson, Cody Carpenter, Philip Crosby or the Cherokee Studios (for Cirque du Soleil).
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